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Loomis Eggplant Festival October 6th

October 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Loomis Eggplant Festival

Annual Loomis Eggplant Festival Promises Family Fun

(LOOMIS, CA) – Excitement is growing in Loomis in anticipation of the Loomis Eggplant Festival as it returns to its roots, filling the town’s main street with food, music and art for the entire family.

The Loomis Basin Chamber of Commerce held the first Eggplant Festival on the street in 1987 and plans to provide another memorable community event this year on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Saturday-October 6, 2018
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

By hosting the Eggplant Festival on Taylor Road, “We hope to rekindle the friendly spirit of the original festival when the town used the street as its front porch and welcomed visitors to enjoy a day of small-town friendliness,” said Jenny Knisley, Loomis Basin Chamber executive director.

Free Admission and Free Parking

Festival admission and parking are free. Events are spread on Taylor Road from High Hand Nursery to the Blue Goose Historic Fruit Shed, as well as the Train Depot parking lot at the junction of Horseshoe Bar and Taylor roads.

Knisley said annual favorites such as the cooking contest, pancake breakfast and Eggonopolis activities will be offered as well as something new in each part of the festival.


“If it has been awhile since you’ve attended, you’ll be amazed by the breadth of things to do,” said Knisley. “From contests and DIY ‘Do it yourself demos’ to children’s fun zone, fine art, and three entertainment stages, it is a fantastic way to spend the day with friends and family.”


The Loomis Chamber kicks off Eggplant Festival festivities with Purple Week starting Sunday, Sep. 30, through Saturday, Oct 6, when Loomis residents and merchants can get more involved.

Local restaurants and shops are offering food and drink specials, sales and opportunities to win raffle prizes. Text #loomis 56512 for more information or Facebook @loomiseggplantfestival

  • Sunday 9/30: Kickoff with Eat, Shop, Sip, use Local Services
  • Monday 10/1: Wear Purple & Tag and post
  • Tuesday 10/2: Dress a Pet in Purple Day
  • Wednesday 10/3: What’s Cooking? – Raley’s Eggplant Recipe giveaway
  • Thursday 10/4: Take a break and enjoy food and drink specials
  • Friday 10/5: Show Your Del Oro Homecoming Spirit
  • Saturday 10/6: We begin the Festival with free Eggplant Festival kazoo souvenir giveaway and walking kazoo parade!!!!

Downtown Makeover

Loomis has gotten a beautiful downtown makeover with new sidewalks, streets and a self-guided tour of historic fruit crate labels, murals, and tiles. This year marks the Eggplant Festival’s 31st anniversary, so it is a fitting time to discover the new Loomis that still retains its welcoming small-town atmosphere.

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Date:
October 6, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Loomis
Taylor RoadCA95650United States+ Google Map

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